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    Tim Berners-Lee, Inventor of The Web, 1989  
Sir Timothy John "Tim" Berners-Lee, also known as "TimBL", is an English computer scientist, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web. He made a proposal for an information management system in March 1989, and he implemented the fir...
 
    Steve Jobs, Co-founder of Apple  
Steven Paul "Steve" Jobs was an American computer entrepreneur and innovator. He was co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Jobs also previously served as chief executive of Pixar Animation Studios; he became a memb...
 
    Anthony Gottlieb, Writer  
Anthony Gottlieb  is Executive Editor of The Economist and a former departmental fellow in philosophy at Birkbeck College, London University. He studied philosophy at Cambridge University, did graduate work at University College London, and...
 
    Hans Christian Andersen Award  
Every other year IBBY presents the Hans Christian Andersen Award to a living author and illustrator whose complete works have made a lasting contribution to children's literature. Often called the "Little Nobel Prize", the Hans Christian An...
 
    Tunisian Republic  
The Tunisian Republic or Tunisia, is a Muslim Arab country situated on the North African Mediterranean coast. It is the easternmost and smallest of the nations situated along the Atlas mountain range, bordering Algeria, to the west, and Lib...
 
    The Treaty of Rome  
The 25th March 1957, two treaties were signed in Rome that gave existence to the European Economic Community (EEC) and to theEuropean Atomic Energy Community (Euratom): the Treaties of Rome. The Treaty establishing the EEC affirmed in its p...
 
    John Lasseter, Animator, Film Director  
John Alan Lasseter is an American animator, film director, screenwriter, producer and the chief creative officer at Pixar, Walt Disney Animation Studios, and DisneyToon Studios. He is also currently the Principal Creative Advisor for Walt D...
 
    Sputnik 1 : First Satellite in Space  
Sputnik 1 or Elementary Satellite-1 was the first artificial Earth satellite. It was a 58 cm (23 in) diameter polished metal sphere, with four external radio antennas to broadcast radio pulses. The Soviet Union launched it into an elliptica...
 
    Ai Weiwei, Chinese Artist  
Ai Weiwei is a Chinese contemporary artist, active in sculpture, installation, architecture, curating, photography, film, and social, political and cultural criticism. Ai collaborated with Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron as the artistic...
 
    Osama bin Laden, Leader al-Qaeda  
Osama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden was the founder of the al-Qaeda organization, responsible for the September 11 attacks on the United States and numerous other mass-casualty attacks against civilian and military targets. He was also a...
 
    Nasa, National Aeronautics and Space Act  
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is the United States government agency that is responsible for the civilian space program as well as for aeronautics and aerospace research. President Dwight D. Eisenhower establis...
 
    Vertigo, Hitchcock  
Although it wasn't a box-office success when originally released in 1958, Vertigo has since taken its deserved place as Alfred Hitchcock's greatest, most spellbinding, most deeply personal achievement. In fact, it consistently ranks among t...
 
    Tim Burton, Director  
Timothy Walter Burton is an American film director, producer, artist, writer, and animator. He is known for his dark, gothic, and eccentric horror and fantasy films such as Beetlejuice (1988), Edward Scissorhands (1990), The Nightmare Befor...
 
    Erasmus Prize, Praemium Erasmianum  
On 23 June 1958, His Royal Highness Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands founded the Praemium Erasmianum. The aim of the organisation, as described in article 2 of its constitution, is to enhance the position of the humanities, the social sci...
 
    Nick Park, Director/Animator  
Nicholas Wulstan "Nick" Park, is an English filmmaker of stop motion animation best known as the creator of Wallace and Gromit and Shaun the Sheep. Park has been nominated for an Academy Award a total of six times, and won four with Creatur...
 
       
 
         
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